Elastic Modulus of Nickel (Ni) + Sources, Name Origin ...

One important property is the elastic modulus which tell us something about a material's resistance (even for Nickel). Ok, so what is the elastic modulus of an atom of Ni?

Note: Learn more about the elastic modulus here.

In the case of Nickel, the elastic modulus is 208 10³ MPa. Ok now let's dive into the facts about Nickel that people don't know...

Nickel Facts

Nickel Elastic Modulus

208 10³ MPa

Atomic Number


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Chiefly found in pentlandite [(Ni,Fe)9S8] ore. The metal is produced by heating the ore in a blast furnace which replaces the sulfur with oxygen. The oxides are then treated with an acid that reacts with the iron not the nickel.

Atomic Mass


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Used in electroplating and metal alloys because of its resistance to corrosion. Also in nickel-cadmium batteries; as a catalyst and for coins.


Hard, malleable, silvery-white metal. Found in the earth's crust in portions averaging 70 ppm. It can be polished to a lustrous finish. Virtually no corrosion under normal conditions.

Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

German: kupfernickel (false copper).

State at 20 °C



Discovered By: Axel Cronstedt
Year: 1751
Location: Sweden

Want to learn more details and data about Nickel (Ni)? Check my Elements Comprehensive List.


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